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Old 11-21-2009, 09:34 PM   #1
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FINALLY FOUND MY BUS!!!!

After six months of searching, checking eBay every night, surfing the web, buying a bus in Pittsburgh, PA and having it sold out from underneath me by 422 Sales, - I FOUND MY BUS!
I am heading out Monday, November 23, 2009 to Mohawk, NY (from Dayton, Ohio) to bring it home! It's perfect...

I shall name her one week from returning home...

More pics and info to follow!
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Old 11-21-2009, 10:02 PM   #2
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Looks good, congratulations!
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Old 11-21-2009, 11:35 PM   #3
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Looks good! Have a safe adventure, er, I mean trip!
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Old 11-23-2009, 01:52 PM   #4
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Nice bus, how long is it?
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Old 11-24-2009, 12:22 AM   #5
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Very nice. That will make quite a nice conversion.
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Old 11-24-2009, 08:35 PM   #6
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Re: FINALLY FOUND MY BUS!!!!

Looks great already. Im interested as to whats been done already. That paint job gives you a good start. Good Luck
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Old 12-05-2009, 10:51 PM   #7
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Ok - Sorry - been busy with the Thanksgiving Holiday -

Its a 91 Thomas Safe T Liner Transit. Set up for charter with lots of room for wheelchairs and all the equipment to secure them down. All of that is coming out. It is 40 feet long with a Cat 3116 driving her. Nothing has been done so far. The paint is original 1991 paint and this bus was kept garaged. The new paint will be cobalt-blue metallic on the main body below the windows - and Corvette white on the roof.

She drives like a dream. Has 112000 on her and was owned since new by the Masonic Home in Utica, NY. GENTLY used and the absolutely perfect for my project.

The are some rust spots and I have new panels for the front of the bus.

As soon as I figure out how to post pics I will share more pics.

I am truly blessed to start with this bus....

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Old 12-05-2009, 10:52 PM   #8
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By the way

$3500.00 is what I paid!
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Old 12-07-2009, 01:30 PM   #9
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3500 for a high-top RE Thomas with belly storage and a WC lift. not bad! Ive been eying for the same thing. how long is she? looks like a 40'. I'm trying to find one about 35' because where I plan to take mine is to nascar races and my site is approximately 19x40 I haven't seen the site yet to fully measure it (moving to a new site and MIS says they cant guarantee all sites are 40' long.) but I will know after June. also I want to use it for regular camping also. and at a rate my knees are degrading (doctor says I have no cartridge in my knees ) I'll probably be in a wheel chair in about 10 years if not sooner all thanks to the US Army. So I plan to find one with a WC lift and keep it installed.
good luck with converting her. and post lots of pics!!!
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Old 12-07-2009, 04:46 PM   #10
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SOunds like you need a pair of knees, dude. Bummer.
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